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Chiefs trade out of first round, net two additional picks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will have eight picks in this year’s NFL draft but no first-round choice after sending that selection to the San Francisco 49ers.

The Chiefs in return received a second-round pick (No. 37 overall), fourth-round (No. 105 overall), and a sixth-round (No. 178 overall) pick from the 49ers.

That gives the Chiefs two picks in the second round (37 and 59 overall), none in the third, two in the fourth (105 and 126), two in the fifth (162 and 165), and two in the sixth (178 and 203). The Chiefs also sent the 49ers their seventh-round draft pick as part of the deal.

“I know (fans are) a little frustrated because they don’t get a first-round pick but I think the draft is a three-day process,'' general manager John Dorsey said.

The Chiefs gained a couple of additional picks but failed to recoup the third-round choice they lost as part of the penalty for tampering last year with wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who was then a prospective free agent. The Seattle Seahawks netted a third-round pick for trading down five spots from 26 to 31 with the Denver Broncos but the Chiefs failed to get a three despite moving down from 28 to 37.

“I think I got a pretty good deal and I’m happy with the deal,’’ Dorsey said.